Joe Mettle made history as the first Gospel artiste to win the top award ‘Artiste of the Year’ at the 2017 Ghana Music Awards.

Mettle beat competition from acts including Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, and Medikal. He also won Best Male Vocalist of the Year and Gospel Artiste of the Year.

The 2017 Ghana Music Awards took place at the Accra International Conference Center on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

The 18th edition of the awards scheme was hosted by Anita Erskine.

Full list of winners below.

Artiste of the Year – Joe Mettle

Album of the Year – Counsellor 1 by Nacee

Most Popular Song of the Year – Christy by Dobble

Best Record of the Year – Too Late by Adina

Best New Artiste of the Year – Fancy Gadam

Best African Artiste of the Year – RunTown

Best Rapper of the Year – M.anifest (100%)

Best Music Video of the Year – Small Small by Okyeame Kwame ft. MzVee (Dir. Phamous Philms)

Best Group of the Year – VVIP

Best Male Vocalist of the Year – Joe Mettle – Onwanwani

Best Female Vocalist – Adina – Too Late

Best Collaboration of the Year – VVIP ft. Patoranking

Dancehall Artiste of the Year – Stonebwoy

SongWriter of the Year – Kofi Kinaata – Confession

Hiplife/Hip Hop Artiste of the Year – Sarkodie

Highlife Artiste of the Year – Kofi Kinaata

Gospel Artiste of the Year – Joe Mettle

AfroPop Song of the Year – Kaa Bu Ame – E.L

Highlife Song of the Year –Go Low by FlowKing Stone

Hip Hop Song of the Year – M.anifest

Highlife Artiste of the Year – Kofi Kinaata

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